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December 10, 2010

Lake Erie College Presents Equine Insurance and Liability Seminar

Equine Activity Liability Immunity Law Focus of Presentation
Join us on Saturday, January 15, 2011 from 9am – Noon, at the George M. Humphrey Equestrian Center (8031 Morley Rd., Concord Twp., OH) for an in-depth look at Ohio’s equine laws and related insurance concerns. Whether you are a seasoned professional or new to the equine industry, working with or around animals creates inherent risks. The risks of horse ownership, riding, training or boarding could bring about a lawsuit. Those in the equine industry are invited to become familiar with Ohio's Equine Activity Liability Immunity Law and stay up-to-date on the ever-changing rules and regulations in equine insurance.
This interactive workshop will also allow you to understand your own insurance policy and become aware of daily occurrences that could impact you as a horse owner or your business.
Special topics will include:
Ohio's Equine Activity Liability Immunity Law Update
Which activities and what operators qualify for immunity?
What can forfeit your immunity?
Using a waiver for equine activity civil liability?
What does your insurance policy REALLY cover?
Equine mortality and major medical coverage, surgical coverage, loss of use insurance, semen in storage coverage and many more topics will be discussed.
What is Commercial Equine Liability Coverage?
We will discuss insurance protection for stable owners, trainers, instructors and people working in the equine business. Whether your business includes boarding horses, private lessons, clinics, horse sales and shows or operating a riding academy, liability coverage for bodily injury to others and property damage is imperative.
What is Farm and Ranch Insurance?
Learn about Umbrella Policies, Stable and Trainer Liability Insurance, Private Horse Owner ’s Liability, Club and Organization Liability Insurance and more.
Guest speakers include Leah Finney, whoserves as the Director of Legal Education for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation and currently as a volunteer with the East Clinton FFA chapter and Sandra JarvisVesty, who grew up in the insurance industry and has been involved in the family business, C. Jarvis Insurance Agency. Her experience with horses, riding, showing and breeding from an early age has given her various experiences that are critical to the equine insurance industry.
Registration for the event is $40; attendees can save $5 if their registration is received by December 28, 2010. Visit to register online. Visa, MasterCard, Discover cards and check payments are accepted. Please make your check payable to Lake Erie College; mail to Lake Erie College, 391 W. Washington St., Box 372, Painesville, OH 44407. For information, call Karen Davis 440-375-8010 or


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